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Comedy Central
Mar 20, 2013 10:30am PDT
is going to last ten years. we have two tops. [laughter] obama is trying to scare us into responsible behavior. >> thousands of teachers and educators will be laid off. air traffic controllers and airport security will see cutbacks which means more delays at airports across the country. emergency responders, their ability to help communities respond to and recover from disasters will be degraded. federal prosecutors have to close cases and let criminals go. >> stephen: don't believe him nation, obama is trying to convince us the sequester is a terrible problem when in fact it's a terrible solution. it was born back in 2011 when obama wanted to raise the debt ceiling. the amount that america can borrow to pay its bills. it's sort of like raising the credit limit on your visa to pay off your mastercard if you had used your mastercard to pay for two trillion-dollar wars. but -- listen, wait. [cheers and applause] they were worth it because now we can use all the free miles to go to the next war. [cheers and applause] but the republicans -- but the republicans would only raise the debt ce
MSNBC
Mar 26, 2013 11:00am PDT
wade where it came down to a decision the country was not ready to accept. even though obama administration didn't want to take a really broad ruling here, the solicitor general surprised many people by saying we should only require gay marriage and marriage equality in the eight states that recognize civil unions. and they urged the court not to create a national right to gay marriage that would apply to the entire country. >> when you start talking about, for example, you don't know the effects of something. most recently as it relates to allowing gays into, for example, the military. you had many people, many organizations who said it would cause morale to drop and would cause all kinds of issues and we now know actual reports from the military, that that is not the case. >> that's absolutely right. the very same, a utilities were made by people trying to support bans on interracial marriage in the 1960s. and the court rejected those arguments. in other cases, justice alito has been willing to take leap in lightest new technology. and he has held a global positioning track
FOX News
Mar 25, 2013 3:00pm PDT
obama's second term is reform. the devil is in the details. >> 28 people from 26 countries became the newest american citizens in the fourth natura naturalization ceremony held at the white house since president obama took office. he reminded the audience except for native americans we all trace roots from immigrants. >> immigration keeps us hungry and prosperous. part of what makes this is dynamic country. >> a month after aides leaked his own immigration plan and drew angry reaction from capital hill the white house taken a backseat while bipartisan group of eight senators crashed a plan. similar group in the house. aides deny that obama is unhappy with the work but suggested they need to pick up the pace. >> we are make progress gress but this is not new. >> the path to citizenship for those in the country illegally may not be the sticking point. there is said to be differences between business and labor how much to pay the 200,000 low-skilled workers allowed in the country every year. other political divisions remain. texas republican senator ted cruz doesn't trust the president's
NBC
Mar 25, 2013 12:30am PDT
u.s. business. >> what about the minimum wage in this country, howard? is 725 enough? lots of pushes to take that up to $9 as president obama as talked about. >> i think the minimum wage issue is a double-edged sword. and what i would not want to see is the minimum wage go up and as a result of that employers starting to hire less people or cutting people's hours. and so you have to be very careful of the unintended consequences. on balance, i am a supporter of the minimum wage going up, but i think we have to be very, very careful. and i would say in terms of the health care law that is going to go into effect, there are significant unintended consequences that was not thought out as much as it should have that will significantly affect the cost structure of small businesses. and this is an example where i think you've got to be very careful with this kind of transformation legislation that ultimately perhaps has a negative effect on the economy. >> before you go, you've got to give us some reaction to this comic book basically about your life. you're now a superhero, howard.
FOX News
Mar 25, 2013 8:00pm PDT
barack obama in the country unless an illegal alien is going to run. >> we didn't think there was a barack obama then. >> bill: we knew barack obama was sitting in the senate. there is nobody there. >> we knew he was a rising star in the party. we didn't even know for sure when hillary seemed so unbeatable that he was even going to run. when he did everybody thought its his first time out. look, that aside. just too many things that can happen between now and the onset of the real political season to be so sure. she is in a strong democratic position in the democratic party. if she runs, she will be a formidable candidate for the nomination. having said that it's a big -- too big a stretch to say she will be some kind of a shoe in. look, if things go badly in the next several years. if the economy doesn't improve. let's assume for the sake of discussion it stays the way it is with persistent high unemployment and sluggish growth and so on. it's not at all clear the country will be in anywhere near ready to elect another democrat. >> bill: maybe so. >> it's hard ever 8 years to win a
MSNBC
Mar 21, 2013 2:00am PDT
that it doesn't underestimate the resolve the two countries. the bigger problem for obama and netanyahu, of course, is dealing with the palestinians with israel locked into the expansion of settlements at the very time that the palestinians are saying there is nothing to talk about and israel continues to posture. >> all right, bob franken, thank you for your time. we appreciate it. >>> thank you. >> turning to sports, an amazing nba come back. a homecoming in cleveland for lebron james who had a triple-double as miami overcame a 27 point deficit and the heat squeaked by the cavs 98-95 and in the process upped their 24th straight win. >>> in the first round of the ncaa tournament, two number 16 seeds and james madison university beat liu brooklyn 68-55 to advance to the second round which starts tomorrow with 16 games. they'll play top seed indiana friday. >>> and then two number 13 seeds, will he sal debeated boise state. they advance to face kansas state. >>> president obama filled out his ncaa brackets. he predicted number one seed louisville will make it to the final fourm
MSNBC
Mar 20, 2013 2:30am PDT
so different. but i love my sister. >>> president obama's initiative to reduce violence in this country has been severely weakened. democratic majority leader harry reid said a ban on assault weapons. >> right now her amendment using the most optimistic numbers has less than 40 votes. that's not 60. i have no get something on the floor so we can have votes on that issue and the other issues that i talked about. and that's what i'm going to try to do. i'm not going to try to put something on the floor that won't succeed. i want something that will succeed. >>> senator dianne feinstein who sponsored the ban was irritated. she said, obviously i'm disappointed. i tried my best, but my best, i guess, was not good enough. you'd think the congress would listen, but they clearly listen to the national rifle association. the ban would have outlawed 160 semiautomatic weapons and limited the size of magazines to 10 rounds. leaders are now debating which proposals will be included under consideration, a measure that would make it a felony to purchase a gun for someone else, a grant program
CBS
Mar 20, 2013 5:00pm PDT
house which is expected to approve it tomorrow then send it to president obama to prevent a government shutdown next week. >>> a bay area boy scout council has become the first in the country to call for the boy scouts to drop its policy banning openly gay adults and youth. a recent survey conducted by the council found that 65% of respondents wanted current membership policy changed and 81% of the council's active scouts favor dropping the ban as well. last year they denied a boy his eagle scout rank because he is openly gay. it will work to pressure the boy scouts to change their membership policy. >>> the wet weather we've seen here has also been dropping snow up in the sierra. chain controls were in effect early this morning. the weather system caused officials to postpone today's start to the u.s. alpine championships at squaw valley. that is expected to start tomorrow and run through sunday. >>> the rain was in and out in about 24 hours just as bill martin told us to expect. >> it wasn't a lot. at times we heavy rain. just scattered showers today. those are going to linger into t
ABC
Mar 21, 2013 11:00am PDT
including protests and an attack. president obama is making pleas for peace and promises of support. >> president obama addressed a large auditorium of young israelis. >> i believe you will shave our future and given the ties between our countries, i believe your future is bound to ours. >> after that remark, a heckler shouted something and the president quickly recovered. >> this is part of the lively debate we talked about. this is good. [ applause ] >> in an early news conference with palestinian print abbas, he criticized israel over treatment of palestinians in the west bank. >> i have returned to the west bank because the united states is dopily -- deeply committed to a sovereign state of palestine. the palestinian people deserve an end to occupation and the daily indignities that come with it. >> the president says peace is possible. both presidents say that. >> we are ready to implement all our commitments and obligations. >> there was no peace this morning as militants fired into southern israel and palestinian protesters took to the streets claiming president obama is bias
LINKTV
Mar 25, 2013 3:00pm PDT
did. i think mr. obama could and should overcome whatever has made him hesitate. we in this country not only don't have a federal employment program, republicans and democrats have not even put it on the floor to debate it as an important issue, even though it comes out of our own history. i say put our people to work. they want to work. the federal reserve says 20% of our factory and office space is sitting unused. we have people who want to work, the tools, equipment, and raw materials for them to work with. lord knows we need the wealth that they could produce. put them to work and make it a national issue. >> where does the money come from? >> roosevelt went to the wealthy and corporations and said to them, "you must give me the money to take care of the massive people because if you don't, we're going to have a catastrophe in this country. we're going to have a social revolution." my argument is, let's go back to the same tax rates that roosevelt imposed, or at least in that neighborhood, which is much higher on wealthy people and much higher on corporations than we have today.
CNBC
Mar 20, 2013 5:00am EDT
terms of the country's political events. back to you. >> okay. thank you very much for that. coming up, speaking of political events, president obama makes his first official trip to israel as a u.s. president. this after a recent poll shows only 10% of israelis view him favorably. we'll be live in jerusalem with more when we come back. don't go anywhere. zap technology. arrival. with hertz gold plus rewards, you skip the counters, the lines, and the paperwork. zap. it's our fastest and easiest way to get you into your car. it's just another way you'll be traveling at the speed of hertz. >>> >>> now the tiny island of cyprus' finance minister is appealing to russia for help. fresh off talks this morning, negotiations were constructive but no deal has been struck for a loan or further aid at this time. steve sedgwick spoke with the finance minister after that meeting. here's what he had to say. >> a very good first meeting. very constructive. very honest discussion. we underscored how difficult the situation is and we'll now continue our discussions to find a solution by which we will g
MSNBC
Mar 21, 2013 3:00pm PDT
happening with the rest of the country? they have failed to appeal obama care. it's not going to matter. by the way, the supreme court said so. >> victoria, you're in texas? >> another prime spot. >> you look at the fact that tea party express endorsed 16 senate candidates in 2012, only had 60 members and lost ten members in 2012. they are weakening, weakening, weakening. >> there is no reason for the tea party to exist anymore. let's think back to 2010. why did the tea party exist? they wanted to boot out barack obama. >> they won big. >> the devil's in the detail, and there's differences there. and there's no longer there. you're seeing a fissure in the republican party between those folks and you're starting to see the states work and we're at th state level saying give. >> even some members of the right are agreeing that repeal of a medicare is a losing cause. look at this, joan. >> are you saying that as part of your budget you would repeal your budget of obama care. ryan is saying that his budget is to eliminate obama care. >> i raised the same point yesterday. i think that you're
PBS
Mar 22, 2013 2:30pm PDT
was seen in the world when we came into office. obama has shown a passionate respect for their country that is sweet music to israeli ears and many liked his push for peace. one newspaper declared "love has paid a royal visit." >> for our sons and daughters are not born to hate. they are taught to hate. so let us fill their young hearts with the same understanding and compassion that we hope others have for them. >> he mailed tribute to zionism at the grave of its modern founder. the new friendlier approach is already working and he's urging israeli prime minister netanyahu -- he's made a surprising apology to his turkish counterpart in 2009 obama's first big policy speech was in crier ro. -- cairo. >> and this cycle of suspicion and discord mustened. >> tonight the president arrived in jordan knowing many in the arab world watched that speech and waited and wapetted. in this trendy tafoya in the jordanian capital those i talked tofelt let down, further -- to felt let down. >> i think he is exactly like all the american presidents that preceded him. his visit came again to rein
CSPAN
Mar 24, 2013 10:20pm EDT
it. you take what you can get. >> have you counted the number of countries you have traveled to? guest: about 120. host: one of the questions you posed to president obama on the affordable care act, syria's bill plante.-- here is bill plante. >> thank you mr. president. anybody on capitol hill will say that there is no chance that the american jobs act in its current state passes either house. you have been out on the campaign trail baying away to pass this bill. it begins to look like you're campaigning and following the harry truman model against the do-nothing congress instead of negotiating. are you negotiating? >> i am open to negotiations. what is also true is they need to do something. the question then is will congress do something? if congress does something, i cannot run against a do-nothing congress. if congress does nothing, then it is not a matter of me running against them. the american people will run them out of town. host: did he answer your question? guest: no, he turned to his advantage. the question really was is there any point in continuing to talk about th
FOX News
Mar 20, 2013 8:00pm PDT
president obama are obscuring serious problems in this country. does the president live well in the white house? yes, he does. is there money wasted there? you bet there is. every other president in history has lived in comfort. it looks like president bush the younger had a bigger white house budget than barack obama does. this is a trivial pursuit. and michele bachmann made a mistake pursuing it. with the nation now owing close to $17 trillion, i wish the president were more like pope francis, who has a cardinal in argentina rejected of all the lavish perks. mr. obama is entitled to protection, convenience and comfort as he he runs the nation. congresswoman bachmann and all the opponents of president obama should zero in on what's really important, the president's failure to deal with out-of-control spending and his core belief that america is not a fair country. that's what's important. not who is walking the presidential dog. by the way, that's the gardner who walks the dog. and he has always walked the dogs. and how many movies the obamas watch? jimmy carter watched 300 movies.
SFGTV2
Mar 17, 2013 6:00pm PDT
washington, as well as the 100th birthday of our dear sister rosa parks. as our country continues to celebrate the beginning and as our country continues to celebrate the beginning of the second term of our great president, president barack obama. now, it's easy to take for granted the progress that we've made as a country because we are forever looking to solve today's problems and as we continue to meet tomorrow's challenges as we shape our future. but what it is, it's definitely worthwhile to take a look back at the great works of our predecessor and the brave men and women who have paved the way for progress that we enjoy here in the 21st century. and if you look around, many of those men and women are right here with us in the rotunda today. we remember the people who braved police dogs and fire hoses turned against them by their own government officials in the south, people who believed that an idea -- believed in an idea that we're all created equal and that we're willing to risk and that we're willing to risk their life in the purchase soul of a lofty promise in america. toda
CNN
Mar 23, 2013 10:00pm PDT
when barack obama's parents got married in 1960 in hawaii. so the country changed, and that law is not only unconstitutional now, but it is unthinkable, and the question is, is same sex marriage moving in the same d k direction? at the moment, it does, but it is certainly not there yet. >> jeffrey, i know you don't like to make predeck shun predi these things, but do you have any idea? >> i think that the most likely result is that the court will overturn the defense of marriage act, will say that law is so discriminatory that it is unconstitutional and the proposition 8 case is a much tougher call, because there are a lot of moving parts and they could rule just for california, rule for the whole country, or dodge the issue on procedural grounds and so that one, i won't venture a guess on. >> okay. thank you, jeffrey toobin. >>> a well respected conservative marriage to endorse gay marriage, and are we seeing a shift in the republicans? we will ask that question next. get great values on your favorite lexus models during the command performance sales event. this is the pursuit of
NBC
Mar 22, 2013 5:00am PDT
guest book there. president obama las night in israel awarded the country's medal of distinction, their highest honor. president shimon peres saying the bonds have reached an unprecedented level between the two countries. this morning, president obama participating in three wreath layings before heading to bethlehem. a dust storm grounded his chopper. he ended up going by motorcade. president obama spending part of his day today in bethlehem, part with king abdullah in jordan. in jordan, he is likely to talk about the war in syria and how that war, that spillover, of 350,000 refugees has affected and drained resources in jordan. jon? >> tracie potts in capitol hill. thank you for the update. >>> three people are dead after shooting at a marine base in virginia. a spokesman said a marine shot and killed another reason late last night. that shooting led to a standoff between authorities and the suspect that hid in a barracks at the base. authorities went inside the barracks early this morning and found the suspect and another victim dead. a bay spokesperson said the second victim w
CSPAN
Mar 18, 2013 10:30pm EDT
majority- minority country, and in both 2008 and 2012, president obama won a combined 80 percent of the votes of all minority groups. the rnc cannot and will not write off any demographic, community, or region of this country. so here are some actions we're taking, one, establish senior level advisory councils for hispanic, african american, and asian americans that will serve as working groups to share best practices and have a constant dialogue in each community. two, establish swearing-in citizenship teams to introduce new citizens to the gop after naturalization ceremonies. first impressions count. three, at the recommendation of the project, talk regularly and openly with groups with which we've had minimal contact in the past. lulac. the urban league. the naacp. naleo. la raza. four, work with state parties and sister committees to build a recruitment program for minority candidates. the report underscores the need for greater recruitment. five, hire communications staff to promote the minority leaders in our party and bolster our messaging efforts in publications that appeal to e
FOX News
Mar 19, 2013 7:00pm PDT
what's going on in the past years between the two countries. >> i don't think there's any fence mending on this trip. i think that president obama comes with two messages, one, make more concessions to the palestinians, and two, don't even think about attacking iran's nuclear weapons program. so, if people could hear the conversation that president obama and prime minister netanyahu are about to have, i think that obama's 10% approval rating in israel would go even lower. >> greta: ambassador, thank you. always nice to see you, sir. >> thank you. >> greta: okay. now to roger ailes, the man who created and launched fox news in 1996 and has been ever since. a new book gives readers an upclose look at the fox news president. and the author of "roger ailes off camera", nice to talk to you. >> nice to talk to you, too. tell me, when did you first begin talking to roger ailes about this book? >> i talked to roger, i guess in the summer of 2011. >> greta: all right. prior to 2011, i assume that he had some sort of thoughts about what you would be learning when you began the book. did a
CSPAN
Mar 19, 2013 1:00am EDT
. was mentioned that obama's first trip to an arab country will be to a monarchy after the arab uprising. tot message does this send the jordanian people? how will be perceived -- many are still asking for new election law, increased local representation. what about bob crane -- bahrain where the u.s. has been silent on many human rights abuses? how will he ensure the people that he is still committed to the values of human rights and democracy? the best posture on this is the iranianike issue. this is not an issue for one place that he goes to. we should have a set of common principles that we are talking about, repeating all the time in the area. .es, he is going to a monarchy yes, we have a very strong strategic stake in the well- the kingjordan and of and his government. the president in public should emphasize our commitment to jordan, he should also emphasize our commitments to a set of principles and how we want to do them fulfilled everywhere. i think the focus should be on how can we work with jordan to improve their governance? there are few things that will have more
FOX Business
Mar 21, 2013 10:00pm EDT
may a shocking in mission about what president obama means when he says all options are on the table in dealing with this country. the president, accding to press is prepared to strike. also tonight, the whiteouse assault on the second amendment continues, even as democratic support is slipping away. congress today voting to avoid a government shut down. congressman marlon strops men of inana joins us here to talk about the budget and the second amendment. the chinese nationals suspected of espionage and nasa has his day in court. the latest is that trial enters its 305th day. attorney state jenkins joins us. joining us now to discuss what geopolitical approach the united states should be pursuing and what we should be paying atntion to, obama's claman a piece is the only path to true security. of course, objective of against iran syria benjamin netanyahu and the ceo of ge be international. a fox use digital politics editor. gentlemen,hank you for being with us. if i may, i want to start with you. benjamin nanyahu could not have been too pleased with whoever else happened. president
MSNBC
Mar 22, 2013 2:00am PDT
. >> and given the ties between our countries, i believe your future is bound to ours. this is part of the lively debate that we talked about. this is good. >> reporter: president obama laughed off the heckler saying he wouldn't have felt at home if he didn't have at least one. this morning started with president obama visiting the tomb of theodore hertzel. he is known widely as the father of modern political zionism. he also visited the grave of former president yitzhak rabin. currently president obama is on his way to visit the church of nativity in bethlehem where he'll be greeted by palestinian authority president mack mum abb mahmoud abbas before he leaves. >>> turning to a developing story out of quantico, virginia, three marines are dead after being what is called an isolated shooting. it happened around sec p.m. last night at the base when police received reports of a gunman. the shooter is among the dead. dying of a self inflicted gunshot wound. the suspect was a staff member at the officer candidate school, a motive is not yet known. >>> as many as 42 were killed in the bombi
NBC
Mar 24, 2013 4:30pm PDT
with obama on the budget or the tea party throw him overboard. chris: before we get this here, can anyone think we can establish and hold in this country a policy of containment, have the weapons, warn not to use them? >> no. chris: the syrian question, do you get a sense that we're talking about under this president, barack obama, of using u.s. forces to do air strikes? are we that close? >> two key political figures in the senate this week called on the president to create a no fly zone over northern syria, carl levin, a democrat senator and senator john mccain. behind them are a growing number of people in the state department, in the administration. i think the principle opposition of that is the white house and the president himself. when you have drown a red line, if the evidence is clear that the syrians have used chemical weapons, he is going to have to act, chris. you shouldn't make any mistake. he has to act. he doesn't want to. he is afraid of getting drawn in. you need to watch very carefully what they say about the evidence. >> he drew that red line last year. he is no
CNN
Mar 21, 2013 6:00am PDT
o'rio o'rei o'reily. >> trivial attacks on president obama are obscuring serious problems in this country. does the president live well in the white house? yes, he does. is there money wasted it? you bet there is. every other president in history lived in comfort and president bush the younger had a bigger budget than barack obama does. this is a trivial pursuit and michel michele bachmann made a mistake pursuing it. >> he said she needs to focus on bigger issues. >>> will gitmo ever close? facebook.com/carol cnn or tweet me @carolcnn. a lot of heat with this question. keep it coming. you can rent a car without a reservation... and without a line. now that's a fast car. it's just another way you'll be traveling at the speed of hertz. [ male announcer ] this is a reason to look twice. the stunning lexus es. get great values on your favorite lexus models during the command performance sales event. this is the pursuit of perfection. like a squirrel stashes nuts, you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec® liquid gels. nothing starts working faster than zyrtec® at relieving y
FOX Business
Mar 18, 2013 6:00pm EDT
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FOX Business
Mar 18, 2013 9:00pm EDT
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PBS
Mar 25, 2013 10:00pm PDT
stories. now, back to judy. >> wdruff: we turn to politics, as president obama today applied pressure to congressional lawmakers on the issue of immigration reform at an east room ceremony. >> candidates, please raise your right hand. >> woodruff: 28 immigrants from more than two dozen countries rose to take the oath of u.s. citizenship this morning at the white house. then president obama welcomed the newly minted citizens, 13 of them members of the u.s. military. and he used the occasion to push congress again on immigration reform. >> we've all proposed solutions. we have a lot of white papers and studies. we just got at this point to work up the political courage to do what's required to be done. so i expect a bill to be put forward. i expect the debate to begin next month. i want to sign that bill into law as soon as possible. >> woodruff: in fact, bipartisan efforts are underway in both the house and senate to craft immigration overhaul plans. details are still being hammered out, but the president today restated his goal. >> we know that really form means to continue to strengt
FOX News
Mar 22, 2013 3:00pm PDT
hear this. chuck, tart with you. >> i gave my winner of the week to president obama. because i think he came off okay in israel. israel a country where public opinion is not favorable for him. he got smooth reception and smoothed over rough patch with benjamin netanyahu. that is my winner. loser is chancellor angela merkel of germany. whose government took something out of the crisis in cyprus, took something that was a problem and made it worse. now everybody hates germany more than they did before. >> shannon: nina? >> my winner would be netanyahu. that this president, the u.s. president had the worst relations historically ever. not by israel but an extension to bebe. the loser is dianne feinstein who really had high hopes for passing an assault weapons ban, particularly after the shooting of school children in connecticut. the democratic leadership told her no way. >> charles? >> i agree the winner is the prime minister of israel. but for different reasons. obama essentially said the palestinian leadership stop using the excuse of settlemen settlements. way not to enter in negoti
CSPAN
Mar 18, 2013 12:00pm EDT
that sad country. yet the obama team and america's foreign policy cognizenti, can't seem to draw the obvious conclusions, stop letting these karzai guys play us as suckers and speed up our exit and stop wasting american lives and dollars. that is not very diplomatic but comes from the former head here and probably, as you probably know what a fair number of people think. is that the right prescription? in other words, he is going beyond something that you're talking about. >> it is pretty close except for some of the rhetoric because i don't think we're wasting lives and dollars there. i think we have had a mission. that mission was to remove of the taliban from control of afghanistan. and it was to try to provide the afghan security forces with the numbers and the capabilities, the skills, that they need to prevent the taliban from taking control again. that mission has, for the most part successful militarily. the part which will help to sustain it which is to have a government in afghanistan which is less corrupt, has not been as successful. but it's, nonetheless i think, going to
LINKTV
Mar 22, 2013 5:30am PDT
donations from the country's richest woman, liliane bettencourt. if he is found guilty, he faces up to three years in prison and a fine of about $480,000. sarkozy denies the allegations. tourk obama is expected to the church of nativity in bethlehem with palestinian president mahmoud abbas in about an hour. together, they visited the tomb modernlate father of zionism and also the tomb of yitzhak rabin. we understand that obama will now be driving from jerusalem to bethlehem instead of taking the chopper. why is that you'd what does his visit to bethlehem include? -- why is that? what does his visit to bethlehem include? >> now a wild sand storm has .lown across the west bank not able to travel by helicopter. he will travel by road. this should give president obama another viewpoint of the and he activity in the west bank. he's likely to see some very large israeli settlements, settlements that encroach on palestinian land surrounding bethlehem. he will be seeing the church of the nativity, including the door of humility. this is a very low door that you enter to get into the church. so
CW
Mar 23, 2013 10:00pm PDT
: president obama spent the first three days of his mid-east visit here in israel. he reaffirmed his commitment to the country's security and sat down through several meetings with prime minister benjamin netanyahu. >> reporter: president obama also used a speech to israeli students to make a direct appeal to peace with the palestinians. an israeli journalist says local reporters were skeptical about president obama's trip but watched him make a connection. >> he used all the tricks. he was so charm ing. he charmed all the israelis. >> reporter: he says he doesn't expect president obama back anytime soon unless there's a major breakthrough in israeli palestinian peace talks. >> this trip was the first foreign visit of the president's second term. >>> the family was crushed underneath the sign. >> something no one would ever expect at an airport. a 300-pound airport sign falls on them. >> many gathers south of rome hoping to catch another glimpse of a historic day for the pope. and why it was suddenly lights out tonight on the bay bridge! >> after a beautiful saturday, how about an en
FOX News
Mar 19, 2013 9:00pm PDT
let's go country by country. north korea threatens to nuke us. they have a video showing them blowing up our capitol. what has obama done? nothing. china, they're stealing our secrets. what has obama done? nothing. iran's advancements of nuclear weapons? nothing. russian flying over american air space? what happened. nothing. the only thing i see this president is doing is kissing the backside of the muslim brotherhood leader by giving him $250,000 taxpayer dollars and f 16 jets what. is he going to do about these acts after gregs? >> you know, i get diplomacy don't appeal to you. i guess sanctions don't appeal to you. what appeals to you is going to war. >> sean: i said asked you a question. what is he going to do, juan? >> okay. let's take a look at iran. we've imposed sanctions and sent a fleet out there so we have fleets in the area. >> sean: sanctions are not working. >> we sent military armtments to the area to make it clear, don't mess around. we have been talking it's been very clear we have been talking with the chinese. talking in every way. look at syria right now.
CNN
Mar 18, 2013 6:00am PDT
problem. i like contention. up next, president obama heading to israel this week. his first visit to the country as commander in chief. one item likely on the agenda, iran. and its continued pursuit 6 nuclear weapons. "washington post" reporting iran is doubling done on its efforts in the face of severe sanctions with one top cleric saying iran will resist air rrrogant powers. what steps should the united states and israel take to stop iran there developing a nuclear weapon. >> >> you're asking easy questions today. i think the answer is there are no steps. i mean, you could gas up the airplanes and get ready for air strikes, but i'm not sure that will keep iran from getting a nuclear weapon. it will certainly delay them. this country is very intent despite diplomacy, despite sanctions, despite threats of air strikes, they're intent to becoming a nuclear pow person so he we might begin to consider what does the world look like with iran as a nuclear power. wi because they are intent on being a nuclear power. >> i think a lot of the focus in terms of the sanctions has many about the u.s.
CSPAN
Mar 26, 2013 12:00pm EDT
mission in that country. president obama except a general allen's request to retire from u.s. military in february to address family health issue. he's been replaced by general joseph dunford. this is the 90 minutes. >> good morning, everyone. welcome to brookings. my name is michael o'hanlon. as you all know, we are honored today to general john allen with us, the former commander of the international security assistance force in afghanistan until just last month when he compared 19 months in command. in just a moment i'm going to ask you to join me in welcoming general allen's home and thank him for his service but let me first summarize a couple of highlights from his career that i know many of your familiar with, when the histories of this period are written, as they are already being of course, general allen will without doubt be one of the handful of most important generals in both iraq and afghanistan who really did so much in these campaigns. he was a 1976 graduate at an apples, had a career with a different assignments, very typical of our modern military know to what is most of
ABC
Mar 21, 2013 7:00am PDT
much damage, but they served as a reminder that the president is visiting a country very much under fire. ♪ president obama arrived this morning in the west bank. his message here, the importance of peace between the israelis and the palestinians. but fears of war have dominated the trip specifically fears that iran is dangerously close to getting a nuclear weapon. >> the greatest danger is a nuclear iran. >> in order to stop iran's nuclear programs peacefully diplomacy and sanctions must be augmented by a clear and credible threat of action. >> reporter: when it comes to iran, the president says the u.s. stands firm with israel. >> we agree on our goal. we do not have a policy of containment when it comes to a nuclear iran. our policy is prevent iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. >> reporter: even if it takes a military strike against iran. >> i will repeat all options are on the table. we will do what is necessary to prevent iran from getting the world's worst weapons. >> reporter: president obama has had a frosty relationship with prime minister netanyahu, but on this trip b
MSNBC
Mar 25, 2013 1:00pm PDT
landscape of equal rights in this country. earlier today, president obama addressed a naturalization ceremony for new citizens challenging lawmakers to, quote, have courage when the debate resumes next month. perhaps the most volatile issue facing lawmakers right now, the debate over proposed new gun safety measures. this weekend marked 100 days since the sandy hook elementary school massacre, and gun reform advocates are clearly frustrated with the lack of action from lawmakers. organizers are planning a day of action this thursday with events aimed at reducing gun violence across the country. with the future of an assault weapons ban hanging in the balance, and the future of background checks also uncertain, this week new york mayor michael bloomberg's group, mayors against illegal guns, announced it will shell out $12 million on a tv ad campaign in 13 states. >> for me, guns are for hunting and protecting my family. i believe in the second amendment, and i'll fight to protect it. but with rights come responsibilities. that's why i support comprehensive background checks so crimina
FOX News
Mar 19, 2013 3:00am PDT
out every single detail about the raid on bin laden's compound that makes president obama look good but not when something goes bad. >>brian: nearly 40 million people facing three major snowstorms around this country. maria molina is outsidetracking the storms with her government-issued outer wear. >> i wish it was. good morning. good to see you. good morning everyone. it's a little breezy here in new york city. definitely on the chilly side as well. we had a storm system that produced a lot of snow across places in the northeast and actually severe weather. we had a confirmed tornado in humphreys county in tennessee, maximum sustained wind at about 10 miles an hour. incredible -- at about 105 miles an hour. in millford, connecticut, snow accumulated during the overnight hours and slick roads and snow in altoona, pennsylvania, a lot of snowfall, accumulation of several inches. today we could be seeing up to a foot of snow across maine, parts of new hampshire, upstate new york. a lot of snow to talk about today. the wind is going to be another concern. coastal areas should be seeing
CNN
Mar 20, 2013 11:00pm PDT
our two countries, the bonds between america and israel go way beyond president obama and prime minister netanyahu. started long before and will continue long after. but the president has been very warm towards the israeli people and we certainly appreciate it. >> now the president of the united states and the prime minister did not really come off fully on the same page on iran. just one way of putting this when the prime minister approached the podium, he talked about iran first. president obama mentioned it last. in fact, prefacing it with the word finally. and here's what they said. >> we prefer to resolve this diplomatically. and there's still time to do so. >> diplomacy and sanctions so far have not stopped iran's nuclear program. >> do you think the u.s. really has, i'll quote president obama, all options on the table when it comes to iran when you hear words like you heard today? >> well, erin, i think we have to look at the facts. and the facts are that words in washington or in jerusalem don't stop centrifuges and events. as all this has gone on, the iranians actually
CSPAN
Mar 21, 2013 8:00pm EDT
. thank you so much. madam president, there is a lot of problems, i think, with our country and the way we manage business. i think, frankly, president bush got engaged in a war that used up so much of his time and effort. president obama is not trained as a manager. he's never been a manager, not been a governor or managed a business and has too little tough, serious management of the taxpayers' money in this country. and it's time for us to get under control the spending that goes on here. and in my humble opinion, the american people are tired of sending more money to washington because we run out. and we say it's not our fault. it's just the way things are. we can't have any reduction in spending. children and the people that are hurt and painful, hungry, women, the elderly, singles, marrieds, whatever, they've got to have more money. and any change in our policy whatsoever means that somebody is not getting something they're entitled to. well, the truth is many of our programs serve many good people in need, but almost all of those problems have serious management problems that
FOX Business
Mar 25, 2013 10:00pm EDT
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MSNBC
Mar 19, 2013 6:00am PDT
is no unified state in the country anymore. three straight states that are not at peace with each other. >> you are in israel, another nation where the u.s. influence diminished. this is a historic visit for president obama to go over there. prime minister netanyahu, his party did not farewell in the last elections. both men seem to be tied up with a lot of doe mostic affairs. what is the sense with president obama coming over there and he ran the central issue for common israelis these days. >> well, the bond between the united states and israel is still very strong even if the personal chemistry between netanyahu and president obama is not strong and it has been widely reported they don't have a very good working relationship. one of the main reasons for coming not just to israel, but jordan and the west bank right now. that was for the united states to shore up friends. the united states still as a friend of israel. if you look back at the larger regional issues, the chaos around us. the united states is worried about its friends and that israel is surrounded by an increasingly
NBC
Mar 22, 2013 4:00am PDT
speech did not go by without at least one heckler. >> given the ties between our countries -- [ shouting ] -- i believe your future is bound to ours. [ shouting ] [ cheers ] [ booing ] >> this is part of the lively debate that we talked about. [ cheers and applause ] this is good. >> reporter: president obama walked off the heckling and said he wouldn't feel at home without at least one heckler. today, his third day in the region, he started out by going to the tomb of the father of modern political zionism. then to the grave site of ysiak rabin who was killed for trying to bring peace to the israelis and palestinians. he is on his way to bethlehem where he'll be greeted by mahmoud abbas and then to jordan for the last day in the region to talk to king abdullah of jordan. betty? >> atiya, thank you. >>> as many as 42 were killed in the bombing of a mosque in the syrian capital of damascus. more than 80 people were injured in a terrorist blast. it's the first time a suicide bomberer detonated explosives inside a mosque. among the dead was a sunni preacher who was an outspoken supporter of
MSNBC
Mar 22, 2013 7:00am PDT
some destabilizing factors in his country. certainly the concern about who those rebels are and what sort of government they would form is a concern shared by the obama administration. at the same time, both president obama and king abdullah have called for president assad to accept down and have made it clear that they don't see much of a future for him in running that country. >> always good to see you. thanks so much. >> today's tweet of the day has to do with march madness. in case you didn't hear, 14th seed harvard earned its first ever ncaa victory last night. so today this is what the harvard lampoon tweeted -- america, we are sorry for messing up your brackets and your financial system and everything else. seed harvard earned its first >>> hard to believe it's been ten years since the shock and au campaign that laufrgesed the iraq war. i was on the air as it was all unfolding. this clip is from the morning after the war began. >> let's get you up to date on what is happening. it started at 9:30 eastern time last night when president bush gave the order and attacks were made a
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